Construction to begin on Travelers Rest Chick-fil-A this summer

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. — Construction on a new Chick-fil-A restaurant in Travelers Rest is slated to begin this summer, according to Travelers Rest city officials.

Building Official Jamie Richards said plans for the project have been submitted and permits are expected to be pulled in June.

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Construction would be complete around September, Richards said.

The nearly 5,000 square foot restaurant is slated to be built on Benton Road, near Wal-Mart and in between Arby's and CVS.

The Travelers Rest location will be operated by Steven Bryant, the Chick-fil-A franchisee that along with his team operates the popular Chick-fil-A Cherrydale location. The Cherrydale location is currently undergoing a complete renovation and will reopen soon.

To apply to work at either the Travelers Rest or the Cherrydale location, please visit You can also follow along with construction updates on the group's Chick-fil-A Facebook page.

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